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OCR 101: Hill Training

By |November 27th, 2017|

Hill training is one of the most important components of a solid OCR routine. Learn the basics of hill training in this OCR 101 article.

Training Tuesday: Creating an OCR Inspired Workout

By |November 7th, 2017|

Congratulations, you've registered for an Obstacle Course Race! Now it's time to put in the work and start training!  For best results, give yourself a solid 6-8 week of training before your race date. I have developed 5 step OCR specific process to take you from where you are to where you want to be; the finish line.

OCR Gym Profiles: Platinum OCR

By |August 2nd, 2016|

This is the second part in our series of reviews of training options for obstacle course racing in Southern California; last time, my friends and I hit up MROC in Oceanside; this time, we move inland to Fallbrook, and went to play with Nicole Kifer at Platinum OCR. The contrast between the two couldn't be greater. The first is in a formal and compact gym space behind a mini-mall; Platinum OCR is an outdoor obstacle course and training center built by Nicole and her family on her brother's 7-acre plot of land.

Trainer Tuesday: Build Your OCR Season

By |January 26th, 2016|

Mud Run Guide is proud to announce a new series, Trainer Tuesday. Each Tuesday we bring you training trips from some of the top OCR Trainers in the industry. We have teamed up this week with Yancy Camp to bring you insight from one of the top trainers in the industry. Yancy Culp shares his [...]

6 Steps to Becoming an Obstacle Racer: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How?

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Are you new to the sport of Obstacle Course Racing? Don't worry, we'll show you there's nothing to fear, and drop all the knowledge bombs we possibly can to show you THIS SPORT IS FOR YOU! If you're already an OCR athlete, then share this with your friends & family so they can begin to understand "that crazy thing you do on the weekend." Who knows, they may realize it's about time to join you for some fun of their own!

Unleashed Obstacle Fitness & Functional Training Center

By |May 21st, 2014|

I just got home from Unleashed Obstacle Fitness & Functional Training Center. I am sweaty, dirty and even bloody. My EVERYTHING hurts; in a good way. The plan was to drive two hours from central Connecticut to Unleashed in Rhode Island and spend a couple hours improving my obstacle skills. The reality is that I am now an Unleashed fanatic after spending nearly 8 hours there today.

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